General: Australian Idol 2007 Auditions

Submitted by MattyJ on Thu, 2007-03-08 18:41

Australian Idol is back for it's fifth season! This year the net is being cast wider than ever as the judges hit the longest audition trail yet, visiting 16 regional and metropolitan areas to find the next Australian Idol.
Mark Holden, Marcia Hines and Kyle Sandilands return to the judging panel, along with the newly reinstated Ian "Dicko" Dickson, who returns as a fourth judge.

Read on for a list of audition venues, dates, and guidelines. Good luck to all those who audition!

The 2007 Australian Idol auditions will be held at the following venues:

VENUES & DATES:

KALGOORLIE
Goldfields Arts Centre
Cheetham Street, Kalgoorlie.
Registration 10.00am to 5.00pm
SATURDAY MARCH 3

BUNBURY
Bunbury Regional Ent. Centre
Cnr Symmonds & Blair Street, Bunbury
Registration 2.00pm to 8.00pm
TUESDAY MARCH 6

COFFS HARBOUR
Opal Cove Resort
Pacific Highway, Coffs Harbour
Registration 10.00am to 5.00pm
SATURDAY MARCH 10

DUBBO
Dubbo RSL Club Resort
Cnr Brisbane & Wingewarra Street, Dubbo.
Registration 2.00pm to 8.00pm
WEDNESDAY MARCH 14

CANBERRA
Canberra Stadium
Battye Street, Bruce
Registration 8.30am to 3.00pm
SUNDAY MARCH 18

WOOLLONGONG
University Hall
Building 11, UniCentre
University of Wollongong
Registration 2.00pm to 8.00pm
TUESDAY MARCH 20

NEWCASTLE
Broadmeadow Racecourse
Darling Street, Broadmeadow.
Registration 8.30am to 3.00pm
SUNDAY MARCH 25

LAUNCESTON
Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston
29 Cameron Street, Launceston
Registration 10.00am to 5.00pm
SATURDAY MARCH 31

HOBART
Hobart Function & Conference Centre
Elizabeth Street Pier, Hobart
Registration 10.00am to 5.00pm
SUNDAY APRIL 1

DARWIN
TIO Stadium
McMillans Road, Marrara
Registration 8.30am to 3.00pm
SATURDAY APRIL 14

ROCKHAMPTON
Pilbeam Theatre
Victoria Parade, Rockhampton
Registration 2.00pm to 8.00pm
THURSDAY APRIL 19

BRISBANE
Suncorp Piazza
Cnr Little Stanley & Glenelg Street, South Bank.
Registration 8.30am to 3.00pm
SATURDAY APRIL 21
SUNDAY APRIL 22

PERTH
Perth Convention Exhibition Centre
21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth
Registration 8.30am to 3.00pm
SUNDAY APRIL 29
MILDURA
TBA
TBA
Registration 2.00pm to 8.00pm
FRIDAY MAY 4

ADELAIDE
Adelaide Entertainment Centre
Cnr Port Road & Adam Street, Hindmarsh
Registration 8.30am to 3.00pm
SUNDAY MAY 6

MELBOURNE
Melbourne Park Function Centre
Off Batman Avenue, Melbourne
Registration 8.30am to 3.00pm
SATURDAY MAY 12
SUNDAY MAY 13
MONDAY MAY 14

SYDNEY
Australian Technology Park, Bay 4
Henderson Road, Sydney South
Registration 8.30am to 3.00pm
SATURDAY MAY 19
SUNDAY MAY 20
MONDAY MAY 21

AUDITION GUIDELINES:

Auditions are limited. Once we have reached our daily capacity, registrations will close. Conditions apply

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:
· Prepare a verse and chorus from a song of your choice
· Dress to impress as you may only get one chance to shine in front of our judges
· Bring a friend or parent if you need moral support
· Bring your own light refreshments/snacks as it could be a long day
· Catch public transport to the venue

TO QUALIFY FOR AN AUDITION:
· You must be 16 or over and under 31 years of age on June 30, 2007
· You must bring identification to prove your age (drivers licence / birth certificate / passport)
· You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
· You must be available within a week for a second audition if you are successful in the first round
· You can register only once per day
· You must not have a recording deal, a publishing contract, a management contract or any other agent representation agreement that you are unable to terminate without restrictions / obligations
· Contestants who reached the semi-finals in previous series of AUSTRALIAN IDOL are ineligible to audition.
· See detailed Conditions of Participation in the AUSTRALIAN IDOL Audition

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION IN AUSTRALIAN IDOL AUDITION

In participating in the auditions for Australian Idol (the "Programme"), you will be deemed to have agreed to the following terms and conditions:

1. You must be 16 or over and less than 31 years of age on June 30, 2007. Failure to supply proof of your age (ie. current driver’s licence, birth certificate or passport) will result in your disqualification from the auditioning process. If you are less than 18 years old and you are called back for a second audition, you must be accompanied to the second audition by your parent/ legal guardian who will need to consent to your participation.
2. You must abide by the rules, regulations, terms and conditions of the Programme as devised from time to time by Grundy Television Pty Limited (the "Producer") and you will accept the Producer's decisions as final, recognising that the interests of the Programme shall override those of any auditionee.
3. The Producer has no obligation to record and Network Ten Pty Limited has no obligation to broadcast your appearance or any part of your contribution to the auditioning process.
4. Generally, it is a condition of participation that you have not previously entered into any commercial, contractual, sponsorship or other agreement or arrangement with any person, firm or company in respect of your musical and/or performing abilities or the products thereof or in respect of you name likeness, image or biography. However, should you have entered into such an arrangement, you must immediately notify the Producer at the audition and the Producer may take such action as it considers in its absolute discretion to be appropriate including without limitation disqualifying you from the auditioning process.
5. You acknowledge that in reliance on consents given by you, the Producer may incur significant outlays and as an incentive for the Producer to photograph, video, film or record you (there being no obligation on the Producer to do so), you irrevocably agree and consent that the Producer may (and may authorise others to) photograph, video, film and/or record you and edit, adapt, alter, omit and otherwise use the resulting materials (the “Materials”), your name, likeness, image, actions, voice and/or biographical material (which includes, without limitation, any “personal information” as defined in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)), in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, world-wide, in or in connection with the production, broadcast, marketing, promotion, publicity and exploitation of the Programme, in perpetuity without restriction. The Producer will own all rights, title and interest in any Materials and the results and proceeds of the Materials in perpetuity.

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